Dec 9, 2012 9:00am PST
lt house race of the 2012 election, republican -- defeated tea party republican jeff ran dri in a runoff. redistricting forced the runoff race between the two republican lawmakers when neither received the 50% of the vote in november. >>> obama is taking his message of middle class tax cuts on the road. he tomorrow he'll tour a diesel engine shop. >>> have you every fallen asleep while watching tv only to be blasted awake by a loud ad. >> wow! that's a low price! >> i know! >> weeeee! >> starting thursday, the commercial advertisement loudness mitigation act, better known as calm goes into effect. the law which congress passed in 2010, bans ads from being louder than the tv program their interrupting. >>> we'll talk about that presidential trip to michigan and what he'll say about the large show showdown there after these not so large commercials. [ male announcer ] break the grip of back or arthritis pain with odor free aspercreme. powerful medicine relieves pain fast, with no odor. so all you notice is relief. aspercreme. >>> we are back with steven moore and jackie calms,
Dec 2, 2012 9:00am PST
trust. >> versus one term tea party type jeff landry. >> we are the conservative candidate in this race, we're out there looking for people who are interested in sending conservative leadership to washington. >> without objection, the gentleman recognized for one minute. >> they are victims of a political version of the game of musical chairs. redistricting forced two sitting congressmen to compete for one seat. neither reached the 50% mark november 6, so state law sends them into a runoff, and that sends third district louisianans to the polls again this week. >> enough is enough. >> they voted identically 92% of the time in more than 1500 recorded votes. now they are locked in a nasty second round election fight. >> if we don't get rid of those people who fail to solve the problems and continue to kick the can down the road we're going to go nowhere in this country. >> the candidates and outside groups spent a combined $6 million so far, the costliest house race in louisiana. >> mr. landry did go negative early. we had to defend our voting record.